Rubye F. Brooks


Rubye F. Brooks of Gainesville died November 18, 2012. She moved from Jacksonville in 1988 after retiring from her 40 year career as an executive assistant to T.T. Phillips. In retirement, Rubye became an avid bridge player and also took very seriously her role as "Granny" to her two grandsons. She loved playing the Florida Lottery games and was generous with her winnings. Granny is survived by her daughter, Leslie Suskin, son-in-law, Marc Suskin, her grandsons, Nicholas and Samuel Suskin, and her favorite Grand-dog, Mac. Please wear something bright today that makes you feel like it's the first day of Spring and remember her. At her request there will not be a funeral. If you'd like to honor her memory, please make a donation to Sidney Lanier PTA, 312 NW 16 Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601, a school with very special children that she supported, or the .

Published in Gainesville Sun from Nov. 20 to Nov. 23, 2012